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Automotive Brakes

ISBN-10: 1401835260

ISBN-13: 9781401835262

Edition: 2004

Authors: Jack Erjavec

List price: $210.95
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Description:

This single, easy-to-use volume covers basic theory, service, diagnosis, and repair fundamentals for the most current brake systems, as well as the safety information and workplace skills necessary for success as a brake technician. Automotive Brakes features complete coverage of the latest antilock brake systems (ABS), the newest traction control systems, information on hydraulics and disc brakes, and more! The book contains current, concise information on ASE certification requirements in brakes, as well as coverage of the required NATEF tasks, in order to help readers gain skills that will make them successful automotive technicians.
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Book details

List price: $210.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 9/25/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.2
Language: English

Jack Erjavec has become a fixture in the automotive textbook publishing world. He has decades of experience as a technician, educator, author, and editor, and has authored or co-authored more than 30 automotive textbooks and training manuals. Erjavec holds a master's degree in vocational and technical education from Ohio State University, and he spent twenty years at Columbus State Community College as an instructor and administrator. A long-time affiliate of the North American Council of Automotive Teachers, he also served as executive vice-president for the organization and spent several years on its board of directors. Erjavec is also associated with ATMC, SAE, ASA, ATRA, AERA, and other automotive professional associations.

Safety and Communication
Safe Work Practices
Measuring Systems, Fasteners, and Measuring Tools
Common Hand Tools
Power and Special Tools
Working as a Brake Tech
Basic Theories and Services
Basic Brake System Operation
Basic Hydraulic System Theory
Basic Electrical Theory Common Brake System Electrical Components
Basic Electrical Testing and Service
Hydraulic Systems
Basic Brake System Checks
Brake Fluid Service
Hydraulic System Bleeding
Master Cylinders
Master Cylinder Service
Brake Lines, Fittings, and Hoses
Brake Line Service
Brake System Valves
Power Brakes
Power Brake Systems
Vacuum Power Brakes
Vacuum Power Brake Service
Hydraulic Power Brakes
Hydraulic Power Brake Service
Wheel Brake Units
Drum Brake Construction
Drum Brake Design Variations
Disc Brake Construction
Disc Brake Design Variations
Brake Shoe and Pad Linings
Drum Brake Service
Drum Brake Component Replacement
Disc Brake Diagnosis
Brake Pad Replacement
Caliper Service
Brake Drum Service
Brake Rotor Service
Wheel Bearings
Parking Brakes
Parking Brake Controls
Parking Brake Diagnosis and Service
Antilock Brake Systems
Antilock Brake System Principles
Common ABS Designs
Manufacturers? Antilock Brake Systems
General ABS Service and Diagnosis
Testing Common Antilock Brake Systems
Traction Control